Address: The ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Tripura Centre, Agartala, Tripura, India
The ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Tripura Centre was established by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi with its headquarter at Umroi Road, Umiam (Barapani), Shillong in 1975 at Lembucherra, 12km away from the capital town, Agartala. Late S. Govindaswami was appointed as the first Joint Director of this centre. During last 34 years four Joint Directors have served in this centre
ICAR Research Complex
The centre is established with mandate to provide adequate research base in the domain of agriculture, horticulture, animal and fisheries for the collection and preservation of cultivated or wild germplasm in crops, animals and fisheries for their subsequent utilization in improvement programme and to disseminate viable technology among farming community.
The Centre over a short span of its existence has developed technologies with identification of high yielding varieties of agro- horticulture crops, production and protection technologies and soil characterisation relevant to the state. The centre has also developed and introduced suitable strains of poultry, rabbit, pig and goat as components for uplifting the economic levels of the local masses. ‘Farming System Research’ has generated significant interest among the development workers and farmers of the state.